Taghazout, Morocco

Taghazout is a fishing village on Morocco’s Atlantic coast, north of the city of Agadir, a mecca for surfers. Cafes and surf shops line the main street. On the beach there’s a great mix of locals, camels and surfers. Every sunset people gather in the cafes and restaurants by the seaside to watch the beautifulContinue reading “Taghazout, Morocco”

Swiss Alps- Mürren

Mürren is a quite isolated and beautiful car-free village. It lies on a terrace at 1650mt from where you can have spectacular views of many surrounding mountains. There are only two ways to get there, by train or cableway. From here you can take another cableway to get The Schilthorn, at 2970mt, which became famousContinue reading “Swiss Alps- Mürren”

A break in Budapest

Budapest, the capital of Hungary, is cut by the river Danube. The Pest side, with the majestic Hungarian Parliament and Central Market, and the Buda side, with its amazing Buda Castle, and super vantage points from the Citadella.It was in my bucket list for a while and finally I made it. And it was wellContinue reading “A break in Budapest”

Ruin Bars, Budapest

Ruin bars are central to Budapest’s contemporary culture and became one of the must-visit attractions of the Hungarian capital. Located mainly in the old Jewish ghetto, this neighborhood quickly deteriorated after the 1944-45 Nazi occupation of Budapest and the subsequent deportation of the residents.These places are literally built from ruins of dilapidated old buildings transformedContinue reading “Ruin Bars, Budapest”

Sofia, Bulgaria

Bulgaria is like a bridge hanging between the soviet era and a modern European Country . When you visit Sofia, the capital, this is visible. Around the Parliament and the astonishing Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the buildings are very well preserved and rebuilt, large roads and clean, young people, busy cafes, shopping streets with the traditionalContinue reading “Sofia, Bulgaria”

Sicily

Visiting Sicily is a great experience.Some say Sicilians are bipolar and it seems quite true. We meet very friendly and hospitable Sicilians and we meet some quite grumpy but overall  they are nice. Sicilian are terrible drivers, they park on the sidewalks, they pass through when the light is red, they don’t use turn signalsContinue reading “Sicily”